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Basic facts

Original title Telegrafisten
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 11
Swedish release 1994-01-14


Bjørn Floberg
Ove Rolandsen

Jarl Kulle

Ole Ernst
kapten Henriksen

Elisabeth Sand
prästens hustru

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Original title
Swedish release title
Title for Swedish Video release


Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Executive Producer
Set Decorator
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair


Bjørn Floberg Ove Rolandsen
Marie Richardson Elise
Jarl Kulle Mack
Ole Ernst kapten Henriksen
Bjørn Sundquist Levion
Elisabeth Sand prästens hustru
Kjersti Holmen Marie Van Loos
Svein Sturla Hungnes prästen
Camilla Strøm Henriksen Olga
Johan H:son Kjellgren Fredrik
Knut Haugmark Enok
Reidar Sørensen Ulrik
Maria Bonnevie Pernille
Per Jansen telegrafinspektören


Production company Nordic Screen Development A/S (i samarb m)
Schibsted Film A/S
Norsk Film A/S
Metronome Productions A/S
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Sandrew Film AB 1994
Distributor in Sweden (Video) Sandrew Film AB 1996

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 132456
Date 1994-01-10
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 2772 meters
Notes Aktindelning: 509-515-562-378-459-349 = 2772 m.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Dolby Stereo Spectral Recording
Colour type Black and white + colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24

Original work

Original title Sværmere (Novel)
Author Knut Hamsun

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1994-01-14 Grand Stockholm Sweden 101 min
TV showing 1996-12-31 SVT2 Sweden
1998-01-14 SVT2 Sweden
Video release 1996-05 Sweden 97 min
First showing 1993-02-05 Saga Oslo Norway
1993-02-05 Symra Oslo Norway


Amanda Award (Norway) Haugesund 1993 Erik Gustavson (bästa film och regi)
Haugesund 1993 Marie Richardson (bästa kvinnliga huvudroll)
Haugesund 1993 Kjersti Holmen (bästa biroll)
Festival Award Haugesund 1993 (norska kulturdepartamentets filmpris på 250 000 nkr)

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2762

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Language Swedish

Script type Dialoglista
Language Swedish

Script type Dialoglista
Language Norwegian

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 3
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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